Welcome to Networks!

Unit Outline

It is expected that in this four week unit you will learn:

  • Identify more complex components of networks such as routers and bridges
  • Identify different network topologies
  • Understand the rights hierarchy and design an appropriate hierarchy for different situations
  • Trouble-shoot networks

Assessment will be based on:

#1 – Networking – Learn the proper techniques, terminology, and concepts around PC computers – 50 marks (based on correct completion)

#2– Designing a Business Network  – Learning the history and basic functions of operating systems – 60 marks (based on correct completion)

#3 – Designing a Working Network – 50 marks (based on correct completion, teacher observation, and a final presentation rubric)

#4 – Reflection/Review – a review of the unit for major components, a reflection on what you learned, and observations on other student projects –30 marks (based on correct completion)

All work is expected to be uploaded to your blog and when asked, to the teacher hand-in folder.

Week 1 –

#1 – Introduction to Networking

Week 2 –

#2 – Designing a Business Network

Week 3-4

#3 – Designing a Working Network

#4 – Reflection-Review – Networks


PowerPoint Notes:


Computer Networks

The Basics of Computer Networking

Marking Rubrics

Presentation Marking Guide